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bring something up

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bring something up

verb phrase

  1. To introduce into the conversation; mention: better not bring up that new idea
  2. To vomit or cough up: Heimlich brought up his lunch
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • "As you please, dear; I will bring something up myself to the dressing room for you," and he stole on tip-toe out of the room.

    A Young Mutineer Mrs. L. T. Meade

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